595. [Geography]

CLUVERIUS, Philippus

Introductionis in universam geographiam, tam veterem quàm novam, libri VI.

Leiden, Elzevier, 1629

24mo: 252 (i.e. 352)-[8] pp.; 4 pl. (marginal water stains).

Contemp. red morocco, large gilt dentelle on the boards, central gilt coat of arms, flat spine decorated with a gilt double fillet frame and a sm. tool repeated throughout, a.e.g. Nice copy.

Second Elzevirian ed. in this pocket-size format (1st 4to-ed.: 1624; 1st 24mo-ed.: 1627). Ill. with 1 allegoric front. and 4 fold. plates (Willems mentions only 3): 3 schematic figures and 1 table ""Typus intervallorum variarum gentium").
Ref. Willems 309. - STCN 832850101.
Prov. Fugger of the so-called Lily branch, descendants of Jakob the Elder (1398-1469), from which the bibliophiles of the family originated (supralibros). Ref. Vernet, André, "L'histoire de la bibliothèque des Fugger", in Scriptorium, 15/2, 1961. pp. 302-307.

€ 180 / 250

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